February 13, 2017 – The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) is probing the fatal shootings of three men in two separate incidents in St. Catherine last evening (February 12).  Two of the three men remain unidentified.

The reports, received by INDECOM from the police, are that one incident occurred in Bog Walk, in the vicinity of Juici Patties resulting in the death of Acian Green. The other incident which occurred in the Villa Palm community resulted in the death of two men. Both incidents occurred during an exchange of gunfire, while officers were on patrol in the communities.

The police have reported that a Taurus pistol was recovered at the scene in the Villa Palm community; and six .38 live rounds were found in the pants pocket of the deceased in the Bog Walk shooting.

The INDECOM teams have processed both scenes, the bodies of the deceased and continue to make enquiries. The concerned officers gave an initial account and were served with Notices to visit the INDECOM office for their account of the incident to be recorded.

The Commission is asking anyone who may have witnessed these incidents to call 1.876.968.8875,1.876.968.1932 or call our mobile number at 1.876.878.0167. Persons are also encouraged to call our new Toll Free Lines: 1.888.991.5555 or 1.888.935.5550.

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Contact: Denyelle Anderson – Public Relations Officer 
The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM)
1 Dumfries Road, Kingston 10
Gen: 1.876.968.8875 Mobile: 1.876.564.6765
Email: denyelle.anderson@indecom.gov.jm